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Raising Hope “Mrs. Smartypants” Review

Welp, a new year and a new Raising Hope! This show has really been on fire in it’s second season, and I was looking to “Mrs. Smartypants” to continue that streak. So how was it?

Well, this episode might not have been quite as strong as some of the others this season, but it was still pretty darn entertaining. Upon finding that Hope might be a super genius, it makes the rest of the Chance squad feel a little inferior. They all end up deciding to go back to school and get take their GED exam, and hilary ensues! Well…at least hilarity was supposed to ensue, but this premise never really got off its feet. There were some bright spots to be sure, with the return of Drakkar Noir and a fun little cameo from Fred Willard, but a whole lot of the jokes felt a bit forced. You could see a lot of the wordplay and puns coming from a mile away. As soon as Sabrina said “volume”, you just knew Jimmy was going to speak louder. As soon as Mr. Swift asked what the opposite of a “right triangle” is, you just knew they would answer either “Wrong triangle” or “left triangle”, and we got both! Read More...

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